Category Archives: Health

Newcastle MPs join up to learn more from local deaf community

Catherine McKinnell MP  Chi Onwurah MP at Becoming Visible coffee morni

Newcastle MPs Catherine McKinnell and Chi Onwurah joined up recently to learn more about the challenges and opportunities facing the city’s Deaf community. Catherine and Chi were invited to meet with Deaf constituents by local charity Becoming Visible, which works to raise the profile of Deaf people as well as providing an extensive range of Continue Reading...

Catherine McKinnell commits to help Newcastle North children who need palliative care

Catherine McKinnell MP with Together for Short Lives

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, gave her support for children with life-threatening and life-limiting conditions in Newcastle North at recent event in Parliament held by children’s palliative care charity, Together for Short Lives.  The event took place during Children’s Hospice Week (13-20th June), the national awareness and fundraising week for children not expected to reach Continue Reading...

Newcastle MP joins Guide Dogs for blindfolded bus journey

Catherine McKinnell & Guide Dogs

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, took part in a blindfolded bus journey to Throckley today (20th June), followed by a blindfolded walk in Lemington. Catherine was joined by Guide Dogs supporter and Dumpling Hall resident, Ellen Jopling, alongside Guide Dogs’ Mobility Instructor, David Waterfall, and North East Engagement Officer, Linda Oliver. They were all accompanied Continue Reading...